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AllLinuxDevices: Nokia Launches Open Source Development Site for Upcoming Linux-Based Media Terminal

May 14, 2001, 18:00 (6 Talkback[s])

"Nokia has announced the launch of a new website, ostdev.net, dedicated to supporting developers in the open source community as well as the promotion of collaborative development of the OST."

"The OST (Open Standards Terminal), announced late last year, is a platform for home entertainment applications. It is based on open source technologies such as, Linux, Xfree86 and Mozilla and provides a platform for developing applications for a variety of electronic devices including: broadcast and digital TV, digital video recording, web browsing, gaming etc."

"Ostdev.net is the coordination point for the development and testing of OST software projects such as the SDK project. It will also feature the source code for the platform as well as, documentation, examples and project hosting related to the OST platform. In addition the CollabNet SourceCast platform provides the development environment for ostdev.net that includes tools for: revision control, issue tracking, mailing list creation and management, Web-based administration, custom branding, and content."

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